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Louisiana State Legislation Highlights - Active Bills

via LegiScan - Trending Louisiana Legislation

Louisiana House Bill 115Provides relative to parole eligibility and rates for earning diminution of sentence for good behavior for persons convicted of a violent or sex offense

Louisiana House Bill 579: Provides relative to the authorization for therapeutic use of marijuana

Louisiana House Bill 627: Authorizes the recommendation of medical marijuana for treating certain health conditions of persons with autism

Louisiana Senate Bill 185: Permits certain parishes and any local governing authority or official thereof to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations concerning firearms, ammunition, or components of firearms or ammunition

Louisiana House Bill 271: Provides for the carrying of a concealed handgun on school property by certain teachers or administrators

American Psychological Association's National Policy Highlights

Children's Mental Health Health Disparities
Affordable Health Care Immigration
Suicide Prevention Gun Violence
LGBTQ Health Criminal Justice
Older Adults' Health People with Disabilities
Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity Race, Ethnicity, and Religion
Women's Rights  

 

American Psychological Association's Press Releases

August 2018

APA Rejects Proposal Expanding Role of Military Psychologists to Treat Detainees in All Settings

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